Publication type: Conference poster
Type of review: Peer review (abstract)
Title: A toolkit for supporting higher education instructors in enriching their teaching with social media
Authors : Rapp, Christian
Gülbahar, Yasemin
Erlemann, Jennifer
Proceedings: Book of abstracts
Conference details: 16th Biennial Conference (EARLI 2015), Limassol, Cyprus, 25.-29. August 2015
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher / Ed. Institution : European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI)
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Leuwen
Language : English
Subjects : Technology integration; Social media; Higher education
Subject (DDC) : 378: Higher education
Abstract: In an EU FP7 Era.NET RUS project (, analysis was undertaken of the status quo and the potential for using Social Media (SoMe) in teaching, learning, and research in higher education (HE) in four participating countries (Gulbahar 2014; Kilis, Gulbahar, Rapp 2014). The analysis applied a mixed-method approach: interviews/focus groups (n=213), an online teaching-style survey (n=39) using exploratory factor analysis (Gulbahar, Aslan et al. 2014), which resulted in the development of a social media strategy for HE (Gulbahar & Rapp 2014). Potential benefits of social media usage for HE teaching, learning, and research were confirmed. However, many instructors find it difficult to integrate the subject they want to teach through the application of meaningful instructional design and the use of technology. Consequently, based on the research results, a social media toolkit for education (, targeted at HE instructors, was developed, and subsequently validated (Kilis et al. 2014).
Fulltext version : Published version
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (ZID)
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